Can we get Automated detection of corruption by Data Doctors?

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Can the Data Doctors checks be extended to identify corruption in the database?

For example, see this question.

Can the errors database add a new kind of error for when the database of Wikitree has been corrupted?

WikiTree profile: George Truitt
in WikiTree Tech by William Foster G2G6 Pilot (111k points)

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Some of those kind of errors are already identified in the suggestions report which is updated once a week. Examples ...

201 father is self

207 father is also a child

208  father is also a spouse

209 father is also a sibling

by N Gauthier G2G6 Pilot (217k points)
selected by William Foster
Yet, it did not find this error:

I think the code needs to be expanded to look for listed profiles that are redirects.  In this case, a half-brother was shown as Truitt-10, but that link was redirected to Truitt-9.

There should be no connections to redirected profiles, the connections should always be to the current profile ID.

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